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Cloud computing; it’s just a load of vapour you know.

  • Published on: 12 May 2014
  • By: Principal Consultant

Are you excited about Cloud? I’m not and here’s my reasons why.

The other week, during a discussion with a client, I was described as a ‘veteran of the IT industry’. Now heading towards my mid 40’s, I was unsure whether to take this as a compliment reflecting my knowledge, or as an indicator that the years of working in the industry had taken its toll on my once youthful looks.  It was at this given point that it struck me, “maybe my ‘youth-fading’ knowledge and experience would be of interest to a wider audience”.

Cloud Vapour

The Multi-Sourcing and Service Integration Challenge

  • Published on: 20 January 2014
  • By: Senior Consultant

In response to growing CIO concerns about multi-sourcing and service integration and management (SIAM), Quantum Plus sponsored CIO Connect to carry out a survey to ascertain the current thinking and view point on multi-sourcing and SIAM. A six month research project was undertaken with thirty leading IT executives and twenty IT vendors.

Desktop Outsourcing - A Managed Service

  • Published on: 12 November 2013
  • By: Senior Consultant

Desktop outsourcing is the delegation of responsibility for the day-to-day management and support of end‑user (client) devices within an organisation to a third party under a multi-year managed service contract.  We would expect this service to include support of the hardware, operating system, web browser, ‘office productivity’ software such as Microsoft Office and an agreed list of other PC software; plus the support of any peripherals associated with the end-user devices (e.g.

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